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straight-ahead

[streyt-uh-hed] /ˈstreɪt əˌhɛd/
adjective
1.
not deviating from what is usual or expected; conventional or traditional; standard:
a straight-ahead novel with a happy ending.
Origin of straight-ahead
1830-1840
1830-40
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  • If the two forces are equal there is no straight-ahead advancement.

    Flying Machines W.J. Jackman and Thos. H. Russell
  • In straight-ahead flying, in mounting, and in throwing up, the kestrel was completely outpaced.

Slang definitions & phrases for straight-ahead

straddler

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fence-straddler

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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